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The US National Security Agency placed malicious software on more than 50,000 computer networks around the world, says a report based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Read this article by Violet Blue on CNET News.
Edward Snowden wasn't there in the flesh at this weekend's Stop Watching Us rally. But he participated by way of a statement, calling for NSA reform and reminding politicos that the public is watching them. Read this article by Edward Moyer on CNET News.
Stop Watching Us eyes big rally against NSA surveillance (Q&A) | Security & Privacy - CNET News news.cnet.com
Rainey Reitman, EFF activism director and lead organizer for Saturday's rally in Washington, talks about the organization's goals and demands for ending the NSA's spying program. Read this article by Dara Kerr on CNET News.
Anthony Weiner: I'd probably be mayor if it wasn't for the Web | Technically Incorrect - CNET News news.cnet.com
The still disappointed candidate says that if this was still 1955, he would have been elected mayor. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.
NSA surveillance and Obama administration policies are putting a damper on freedom of the press, says a report. Meanwhile, Prism leaker Edward Snowden accepts an award in Moscow. Read this article by Edward Moyer on CNET News.
Korean electronics giant says its mobile messaging platform is now available in 237 countries and 63 languages. Read this article by Steven Musil on CNET News.
Latest secret documents provided by Edward Snowden and published by Guardian show that National Security Agency has been trying to break through online anonymity provided by popular tool. Read this article by Edward Moyer on CNET News.
The Director of Public Affairs for National Intelligence speaks of 'greater risk' as civilian workers get sent home on furlough because of the budget impasse and resulting government shutdown. Read this article by Edward Moyer on CNET News.
Google celebrates Yosemite's birthday as government shuts famous park down | Internet & Media - CNET News news.cnet.com
Even as Google celebrates one of America's most famous landmarks, the symbolism of shutting it down because of legislative irresponsibility is stark. Read this article by Daniel Terdiman on CNET News.
Liking a political candidate's Facebook Page is the Internet equivalent of displaying a political sign in your front yard, a federal appeals court ruled. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News.
Documents newly declassified under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit reportedly show that the National Security Agency unlawfully searched Americans' phone records and misrepresented program to court officials. Read this article by Edward Moyer on CNET
Microsoft's next-gen console is arriving in 12 countries this November, but only the US, UK, Canada, France, and Germany will have access to the bundled Kinect's much-hyped voice control feature. Read this article by Nick Statt on CNET News.
How a killer game sucked me and my son back to iOS devices | Common Sense Tech - CNET News news.cnet.com
Are smartphones and tablets all the same? Or are there killer apps that still make people choose one brand over another? Read this article by Danny Sullivan on CNET News.
DEA supplied with access to vast database of AT&T phone records | Project Hemisphere, which was detailed in slides supplied to the New York Times, included access to phone logs dating back 26 years. news.cnet.com
Project Hemisphere, which was detailed in slides supplied to the New York Times, included access to phone logs dating back 26 years. Read this article by Steven Musil on CNET News.
You'll be shocked (literally shocked) to realize how much time you spend on Facebook. Plus, a couch that can balance on one leg, and the worst celebrity-branded tech products ever. Read this article by Stephen Beacham on CNET.
Amazon says customers who previously purchased books from the publishers involved in the Apple e-book settlement are estimated to receive between $0.73 to $3.82 per Kindle book. Read this article by Donna Tam on CNET News.
The NSA was able to access and read the Arab news broadcaster's communications with 'notable success,' according to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden seen by Der Spiegel. Read this article by Desiree Everts DeNunzio on CNET News.
We look at a homemade Nintendo Entertainment System, defend our personal space with a privacy-guarding bowtie, and learn the scientific formula for the perfect grilled cheese. Read this article by Stephen Beacham on CNET.
Electronic Arts and Humble Bundle achieve nearly $9 million in sales by offering gamers a chance to own 10 hot PC games for whatever they wish to pay -- all revenue goes to six select charities. Read this article by Christopher MacManus on CNET.
NSA seeks 'groundbreaking' spying powers, new leak reveals | Politics and Law - CNET News news.cnet.com
The US government's spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies 'to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic,' leaked documents show. Read this article by Seth Rosenblatt on CNET News.